Trib­utes to Git­tens

Sunday Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - Irish Racing -

EX-SOUTHAMP­TON and Swin­don de­fender Jon Git­tens has died, aged 55.

The cen­tre-back (be­low) joined Saints in 1985 be­fore mov­ing to Swin­don, where he made 165 ap­pear­ances.

He returned to Southamp­ton in March 1991 and also played in the Premier League with Mid­dles­brough be­fore mov­ing to Portsmouth.

Swin­don tweeted: “Gone too soon.”

Southamp­ton wrote: “We are ex­tremely sad­dened.”

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